The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 2.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £439
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.30 - £45.00
PCI DSS
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.18% 7.74% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 22
Median daily rate £413 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Median hourly rate £10.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.51% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £15.77 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £48.00 £38.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PCI DSS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PCI DSS across the Cambridge region.

PCI DSS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PCI DSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Postfix
1 5 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) OSSEC
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (80.00%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (80.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) iptables
1 5 (100.00%) Postfix
1 5 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 5 (100.00%) OSSEC
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
1 5 (100.00%) TippingPoint